Special Events

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Shop Talk at Edgewood Made

05:00:00 PM -  07:00:00 PM

A guided tour paired with an explanation of design and the making process at Edgewood Made’s wood and ceramics studios. The owners will show the traditional, as well as, digital techniques used in the making of their products, and the philosophies that connect them.

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Thursday, June 23, 2016

Gallery Crawl

06:00:00 PM -  08:30:00 PM

This free event will provide conference attendees with an exclusive look at the Old City Arts District’s offerings from a number of notable galleries and arts organizations. All exhibitions are within walking distance. And there will be trolley service, sponsored by the Old City District Association! Happy Crawling! The Clay Studio Moderne Gallery The Center […]

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Friday, June 24, 2016

Slidewars + FS 20 Year(s)book

07:00:00 PM -  09:30:00 PM

Slide Wars is the most popular event at conference each year! Your work will be projected on a giant screen and you will be encouraged to narrate your thoughts and aspirations about your work. Everyone attending the conference can participate! + Furniture Society 20 Year(s)book! We are also putting together a show of FS events […]

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Award of Distinction Celebratory Lunch

12:00:00 pm -  01:00:00 pm

Please join us for a casual lunch after the Award of Distinction Ceremony. The informal lunch setting will allow an opportunity to mix and mingle with those around you. This lunch is a ticketed event, and is included with a 3 Day Pass. 1 Day Pass holders can purchase tickets here under “A la carte […]

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Award of Distinction Ceremony

11:15:00 AM -  12:00:00 PM

The Furniture Society is proud to announce two recipients of its coveted 2016 Award of Distinction:  Edward (Ned) S. Cooke, Jr. and Thomas Hucker. Their awards will be presented at a luncheon ceremony on June 24 at the Furniture Society’s 20th anniversary conference in Philadelphia. Jonathan Prown, Executive Director and Chief Curator of The Chipstone Foundation, Milwaukee, WI will present the […]

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Saturday, June 25, 2016

Silent Auction Closing Bids

05:00:00 PM -  06:00:00 PM

The Silent Auction has become an institution at the Furniture Society conferences. Who hasn’t stood next to the bid sheet glaring down opposing bidders? And many of us have walked away with treasures still dear to us. This year we will have the donations open for bidding throughout the conference. The auction will close at […]

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Closing Remarks, Party, Dinner & Dance

07:00:00 PM -  09:30:00 PM

Join us for a final chance to enjoy the companionship of your fellow furniture people. We will have dinner at 7 followed by a live band for the dance.

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